Stick A Fork In Annie Oakley

The lady sharpshooter of the Wild West was born on this day in 1860 (d. 1926). Were she around today, she'd probably be a card-toting NRA member. Nobody's perfect—but maybe your weekend will be. Have at it! » 8/13/10 6:33pm 8/13/10 6:33pm

Beth In The Believer Or, When Queer Feminist Punk Bands Meet Paris

Writer Michelle Tea followed Beth Ditto through the whirl of Paris fashion week, and lived to tell The Believer. What's interesting about Tea's account is that it places front-and-center one of the fashion industry's biggest unstated issues: Social class. » 8/11/09 4:00pm 8/11/09 4:00pm

Annie Get Your Gun

As PBS' documentary Annie Oakley showed last night, the famed "Little Sure Shot" sharpshooter was a walking, heat-packing contradiction: an advocate of women's self-defense and equal pay, she also didn't believe in female suffrage. [PBS] » 4/07/09 12:45pm 4/07/09 12:45pm

Fox News Mouthpiece Doesn't Understand Sex Workers, Art

A couple days ago, conservative radio host Laura Ingraham was sitting in for Bill O'Reilly on Fox News and interviewed Annie Oakley, founder and director of the Sex Worker's Art Show. (The same Sex Worker's Art Show that got William & Mary's president fired.) Ingraham showed a complete lack of professionalism — or… » 2/14/08 5:30pm 2/14/08 5:30pm